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(Book ID: B0 706)
Assignment Set – 1 (60 Marks)
Answer all questions 1. What do you mean by the environmental barrier of listening? Explain with an example. [5 Marks] 2. Given below is a list of ambiguous messages. For each sentence, construct a polite question you could ask the speaker to help clarify the meaning. a) I need this report right away. b) This presentation needs to be perfect. c) Whenever I leave to go to a meeting, nothing gets done in this office. d) You did a heck of a job on that proposal. e) I just need a little more time to finish the job. 3. Write a note on the impact of posture as a non-verbal communication. 4. Explain the communication process in your own words. [5 Marks] [5 Marks] [5 Marks]
5. Make a Power Point Presentation to be delivered for 20 minutes, on the topic, „Why the students should / should not buy personal computers. [10 Marks]
6. Given below is a description of how man discovered that the earth is round. Each line contains an error. Underline each error and write your correction. i) Sailors long ago was often afraid ii) that unless they sailed too far from iii) home they will fall off the edge iv) of the flat ocean. In a past v) many people had to trusted the word vi) of others for they have no way [10 Marks]
Meena was furious but Shreyas was left looking into her eyes. But because of a traffic jam she was late and while she _____ (hurry) up the stairs she ______ (collide) with Shreyas. Meena and Shreyas _____ (fix) the wedding for the 26th of this month. Put them in order to produce a complete paragraph. d) In other words. it is up to the individual to use TV wisely. f) Moreover. like many things in life. Given below are the sentences that are jumbled up. it has become an indispensable part of our lives. b) By contrast. it stifles rather than stimulates the imagination. 7. Alok: Hello Nina. they say it makes topics interesting which would otherwise be boring and difficult in books. is it a boon or a curse? h) In fact. Alok: But that‟s only a few days from now. Tell me exactly where those two met. Papers ______ (fly) around everywhere. I ____ (not believe) it. g) However. I _____(die) to tell you the great news. at some sales meeting. those who attack TV stat that it makes people lazy by doing everything for them. Complete the dialogue by filling in the blanks with the appropriate form of verbs given in the brackets. Meena ____ (have) to give a speech. I hope I _______ (not keep) you waiting too long.vii) of gathered information for themselves. [10 Marks] [10 Marks] a) To conclude. e) Defenders of TV say that it is a wonderful source of information about things we can never hope to see or do in person. viii) Today we could fly in aeroplanes ix) high over the earth and seeing the x) curve that was proof of its roundness. Nina: It _______ (be) a long time back. c) Television is here to stay. or to abuse it and become its slave. Nina: In fact I _____ (just arrive). . 8.
September 2009 at Third floor Conference room. Two of your books are in fairly good condition and you want to sell them at reduced prices.D. Sandeep. You have to put up a notice on the LC notice board giving all necessary details. Neha Rajaram. You have just passed your first semester examination. Mr. Write a Job application letter for the post of Web developer. Meeting Time & Place: Tuesday. The meeting would be about assignments to the members for the year 2009-2010. a member of your team for presiding and giving key note address for the two-day workshop on „Computer-the basics. Write this notice in not more than 50 words. write an agenda to the following.. [10 Marks] 4. the following needs to be discussed.February 2011 Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) – Semester 1 BC0032– Communication Skills in English – 4 Credits (Book ID: B0 706) Assignment Set – 2 (60 Marks) Answer all questions 1. calling for a meeting: To: Mr. Regarding: To complete the task of equipping the new branch of the computer centre. Sampath Kumar. [5 Marks] 3. write an invitation letter to Mr.m. Create necessary data. Rajendra Singh. As a supervisor of your team. As a secretary to the M. [5 Marks] 5.to present the list of requirement (20 minutes) .‟ [5 Marks] 2. Prashant Duggal. Mr. in the main Conference Room. Ms. Write a memo to the Directors of the board announcing a meeting to be held on November 25 2009 at 10 a. a) Office equipment.
Following a brief spell of unemployment and a short spell as an assistant at a car park. where several newspaper offices are situated. Despair drove him to alcohol and gambling. 13 year old Shravan Kumar works in a tea shop on Delhi‟s Bahadur Zafar Marg. a month before the inauguration of the branch. The ruthlessness and loneliness of the world has left him shattered. but she fell ill and died soon after. and he died of a stroke soon after. Survival is his immediate aim but there is a larger objective towards which Shravan is working. he deposits Rs 200 in the bank. He intends to retrieve the land that . Of the Rs 300 that he earns every month now. His work begins around seven in the evening when he starts preparing samosas. 500. Shravan is an orphan who came to Delhi from his village in Bihar in search of work. does the dishes. and goes around collecting his money. well into the night. “When I first began washing other people‟s cups and glasses”. A job in a shop selling ice was his first taste of a big city life. when all the newspapers are dispatched for distribution and the press employees return home. “I used to feel very bad. I would cry. His employer still owes him Rs. Soon Shravan lost his first job. I don‟t remember exactly when.” he says despondently. His bank balance stands at Rs 2000. [10 Marks] Shravan‟s day begins when most other people‟s end. but was tricked out of it by a deceitful uncle. Sampath Kumar would like to prepare a series of press releases for distribution to various media.” Shravan moved to the more lucrative environs of Delhi. He carries these to several offices. has a bath and goes to bed.b) Promotion: Mr. where his elder brother Shatrughan had preceded him. coffee and tea. he prepares his food. he joined the tea shop where he is presently employed. 7. Shravan worked in a tea shop in his village for a while. His mother came to visit him in Delhi. he says proudly. “That was two or three years ago. he recalls. Around six in the morning. “I think I am all alone in this world.” the little boy says. Come with suggestions for the same. His father kept a shop. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.
There I used to play gully danda and marbles. What did he do for recreation? (1 mark) 5. but I prefer the greenery.was mortgaged by his father. Already Shravan and Shatrughan have paid back the loan of Rs 8000 – only the interest remains to be paid. I like the films and the glitter of Delhi. the trees. [10 marks] 9. alone and friendless. Answer the questions given below: 1. The supplier. has sent it much earlier than the due date. How old was Shravan? ( 1 mark) 2. I met them. When I went to the village last year. but it is a question of survival for me. Create the data that you require and write thank you letter to the supplier. What is your assessment of his future? Write in three to four sentences. You are working in the gaming section of an industry. You had ordered 5 computers to your lab. and the fields of my village. What were Shravan‟s hopes / dreams / ambitions? (2 marks) 6.” he says wistfully. They are still studying and playing games. (2 marks) 3. will also win for him his heart‟s desire. and returning to the village for good. and I had a lot of friends. How does he spend a typical day? (2 marks) 4.” Shravan‟s mother wanted him to own a big shop – “like the one his father owned. . I want to join them. Give a note about his parents. until he realized that it was adding nothing to his income.” May be the grit and intelligence he has shown. ( 2 marks) 8. Who keeps awake late at night and sleeps during the day? I miss my village. Shravan was a dedicated lottery buyer at one time. in facing a hostile world. He dreams of fulfilling her wish. You require the newly designed templates from the think tank unit of your industry to put as samples in your offer pack. He dreams of getting back their mortgaged land. The cinema remains a favourite form of entertainment – he even wakes up early to see the noon show. “I have no friends here. “I like being in my village.
[5 marks] 10.Write an inter-office memo to the head of the think tank unit to send the new designs. Collect 10 abbreviations used in the field of Information Technology and write its full form explaining in a sentence or two its meaning in layman’s language. [10 marks] .
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